Utility crews with Vectren, a CenterPoint Energy company, are currently working to restore power for roughly 1,000 customers in west Evansville/Vanderburgh County.
Vectren reported the outage around 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday and said that initially, 1,069 customers near Upper Mt. Vernon Road and St. Phillips Road were without power.
Utility officials say the outage was caused by an equipment failure, and estimate power will be fully restored by 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.
As of about 8:30 a.m., some 800 customers in the affected area remained without power.